| 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
175 lb (80 kg)
|Teams|| Washington Capitals|
San Jose Sharks
|Born|| August 22 1964,|
Flin Flon, MB, CAN
|NHL Draft|| 89th overall, 1982|
|Pro Career||1983 – 1999|
Selected by the Capitals in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft, Evason played in the NHL from 1983 to 1996 for the Capitals, Hartford Whalers, San Jose Sharks, Dallas Stars, and Calgary Flames. He would also play in Switzerland, the Canadian National Team, and in the German Hockey League before retiring as an active player. In 803 NHL games, playing primarily as a defensive-minded forward, he would score 139 goals and 233 assists.
Prior to joining the Capitals as an assistant coach, Evason spent many years in the Western Hockey League in various coaching capacities, starting in 1999 as an assistant with the Calgary Hitmen. He would then be the head coach of the Kamloops Blazers from 1999 to 2002, and then for the Vancouver Giants from 2002 to 2004. He would return to the Hitmen for the 2004–05 season as a co-coach.
Awards & AchievementsEdit
- Profile at hockeydraftcentral.com
- Dean Evason's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Dean Evason's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Dean Evason's biography at Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
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